Minor (unneeded?) omission in LFS 2002-0914?

Rob Park rbpark at ualberta.ca
Sat Sep 14 15:31:32 PDT 2002

Alas! Bill Maltby LFS Related spake thus:
> Well folks, after all this time, I finally decided maybe it was worth a
> mention. I didn't find anyplace that told the poor noob user that exec and
> write permission is need in the untar area (like /usr/src). Is it needed?
> The system will tell them if they don't have it.

No, this is absolutely unneccesary. This falls into the category of
"dumbing it down" that I (and others) want to avoid. If a user can't
extract a tarball due to permission errors and can't figure out how to
fix it, LFS is not for them.

Rob 'Feztaa' Park
	"I'll listen to reason when it comes out on CD."
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